Paper Drinking Straw Templates

Paper Drinking Straw Templates

I don’t know if you can remember the post I did a while ago about Making Your Own Paper Drinking Straws.  It remains one of my favourite crafts and has proven to be quite popular.  If you’ve never seen my DIY Paper Drinking Straws, feel free to have a look.  The tutorial is loaded with […]

Fondant Fairy Cake

Fairy Cake

This Fairy Cake is one I made ages and ages ago and just never got around to posting.  The fairy started out as a thin little ballerina-like figure and ended up a bit like a hunchback secret eater.  But never mind. I followed this tutorial to make the fairy (albeit quite loosely).  It is choc-full […]

Elmo Cake Sesame Street (6)

How to Make an Elmo Cake

Elmo Cake (Sesame Street) My little Jaco is almost 3 and I still haven’t posted about his Elmo cake from last year.  So I thought I had better make work of it! This cake could not be simpler. To make an Elmo Cake, you will need: One 8″ cake covered in white fondant (see my […]

Elmo Cookies Royal Icing

How to Make Elmo Cookies

How to Make Elmo Cookies with Royal Icing My Jaco is crazy about Elmo, so I made these cookies for his Elmo-themed birthday party almost a year ago.  I remembered the photos of the party being a lot better than they are.  Imagine my sadness when I went to finally write this post only to realize […]

Fondant Ben 10

How to Make a Fondant Ben 10

 How to Make a Fondant Ben 10 I know he doesn’t resemble Ben 10 in facial features (Ben 10 has a pointy chin and a pointy nose, not a flat, fat nose and hardly any chin!), but he was a last minute decision, so I had to make do with what I had.  How could […]

Superhero Pop Art Party Table Decoration

DIY Superhero Pop Art Party: Fun and Frugal Ideas

My eldest recently turned 4.  To celebrate the occasion we had a Superhero Pop Art Party.  We only invited 6 other children as our house and garden is rather small and you can never tell what the English weather will do.  As it turned out we had a beautiful day, but if it had been […]